Know ThySelf - East West Bookshop



Know ThySelf - East West Bookshop
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Know ThySelf
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24 hours a day!
New Books, Audio & DVD,
pgs. 2-3
Mind Body Spirit
Programs & Consultations,
pgs. 4-16
Support & Inspiration for Life’s Journey
Dass &
Dec. 7, pg. 5
Cheri Huber,
Dec. 9, pg. 5
Dec. 16, pg. 6
Joyce Hawkes,
Jan. 21, pg. 10
Dougall Fraser,
Jan. 22-23, pg. 10
6500 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle
206-523-3726 1-800-587-6002
Mind Body Spirit
Support & Inspiration
for Life’s Journey
There might be clouds outside,
but inside East West a warm light
is shining, the tea is on and there is
always something new to discover!
During this holiday season especially,
we invite you to come visit. You’ll find
lots of fun and inspiring gifts to
delight you, in an atmosphere that
makes shopping a joyful experience!
Enjoy our demos and specials(pg. 4),
have a cup of tea in the Tea Garden,
treat yourself to a reading or healing
session... and be sure to join us at the
Annual Open House Celebration on
December 10! (pg. 5)
With your support, East West
Bookshop continues to have the joy of
serving the community, offering an
oasis for renewal, a place to explore
and grow. We thank you and wish you
many blessings now, and in the year
Susan McGinnis and your
friends at Know ThySelf
East West Bookshop
Know ThySelf East West Bookshop
is a resource center for conscious living,
offering a wide selection of books, products
and programs representing spiritual
traditions and new insights into mind, body
and spirit from around the world.
Our Purpose- We are here to support your
search for the joy, love and wisdom that are
the essence of the true Self. We believe that
global harmony begins with each of us –
with our individual efforts to achieve and
share healing and harmony .
Our Heritage- Know ThySelf - East West
Bookshop is a nonprofit organization
established by members of Ananda. Ananda
is a worldwide family of communities, retreat
centers, churches and meditation groups
founded by Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald
Walters) and based on the teachings of
Paramhansa Yogananda, author of
Autobiography of a Yogi. We offer classes in
meditation, yoga postures, the art of spiritual
living and the science of raja yoga. Ananda
also operates an intentional, spiritual
community in the Seattle area. See back
page for more information on Ananda
activities and events!
Be Love Now:The Path of the
Heart, Ram Dass, $27.99
Through teaching stories, personal
anecdotes, and soul-stirring insights, Ram
Dass shares what he has learned in his
remarkable four-decade-long spiritual
Getting into the Vortex,
Esther and Jerry Hicks, $24.95
Living Wisely, Living Well,
Swami Kriyananda, $12.95
These 366 practical ways to improve your life
provide wisdom, positive expectations, and
simple actions that bring profound results.
This book and CD of four guidedmeditations will help you into the Vortex
of Creation and alignment with the
Energy of our Source.
Henna Magic, Phillippa Faulks, $18.95
The Twelve Layers of DNA, Kryon
Book Twelve, Lee Carroll, $16.98
Dewey’s Nine Lives,
Vicki Myron, $19.95
Kryon offers a full explanation of the
twelve layers (or energies) of DNA,
complete with full color illustrations.
Could it be that our entire Akashic record
is carried in our DNA?
The Yugas, Joseph Selbie
and David Steinmetz, $16.95
Based on the teachings of Sri Yukteswar,
The Yugas provides a perceptive analysis
of history from the height of the last Satya
Yuga (Spiritual Age) of 11,500 B.C. to our
present age and forward into the next
10,000 years.
Bridge of Waves,
W. A. Mathieu, $16.95
This joyous exploration of the mystical
dimension of music—for musicians and
nonmusicians alike—shows you how to
make music a spiritual practice.
How Quantum Activism Can Save
Civilization, Amit Goswami, $18.95
Dr. Goswami moves beyond theory into
action, showing how quantum thinking
allows us to break bad habits and bring
us into free will and possibilities.
(Available mid-December)
Sell us your Used Books,
CDs & DVDs!
Need more room on your bookshelves?
We buy used books in our subject areas
- as well as select CDs and DVDs!
Explore the magical uses of this natural nonpermanent body art. Also included are
design ideas and explanations of symbols.
More stories of Dewey—and other
remarkable cats—will inspire readers to
laugh, cry, care, and most importantly,
believe in the magic of animals to touch our
Drawing Mandalas
from Nature, Sterling, $15.95
You’ll find mandalas everywhere in nature,
from a spider’s web to a sunflower. Coloring
the 80 inspiring designs in this kit can help
you heal, transform and meditate.
The Secret Language of Your Body,
Inna Segal, $18.00
This book, a bestseller in other parts of the
world, is now available in the U.S. Inna Segal
provides the tools to understand the
messages from each body part. If you can
breathe, relax, read, think, and move—you
can heal.
Crystal Healing, Judy Hall, $12.00
Including general information and details on
12 specially selected master healer crystals,
Judy Hall (author of The Crystal Bible )
provides everything you need to use crystals
for healing.
The Mind’s Eye, Oliver Sacks, $25.95
The author of Musicophilia shares
remarkable stories of people who navigate
the world despite losing normal sight and
use an astonishing array of other senses to
“see” the world.
Audio & DVD
Guided Meditations for Difficult
Times, Jack Kornfield CD $19.95
Hard times come to everyone. To assist us in
navigating through these times, Jack
Kornfield shares several profoundly helpful
Cosmic Weather Report,
Mark Borax and Ellias Lonsdale, $16.95
Using astrological concepts, the authors
tackle the obstacles to world transformation,
inspiring us to change our lives—and the
course of our planet’s future—from within.
What You Practice Is
What You Have, Cheri Huber, $12.00
This follow-up to There Is Nothing Wrong
with You gives readers the opportunity to
identify the practices in their lives that
hinder happiness and success and replace
them with ones that enhance well-being.
Radical Self-Forgiveness,
Colin Tipping, $16.95
Gain freedom from excessive self-judgment
and self-created limiting beliefs with these
proven techniques. (Available mid-Dec.)
My Spiritual Journey,
The Dalai Lama, $25.99
The 14 Dalai Lama tells the story of his life,
from his boyhood in rural Tibet, to his exile
as a world leader.
Earth Magic Oracle Cards,
Steven D. Farmer, $15.95
The Earth speaks to us of her healing
wisdom through the spirits of her various
elements in this colorful deck of 48
powerful oracle cards.
The Essential
Snatam Kaur:
Sacred Chants for
Healing, Snatam
Kaur CD $17.98
From one of the most
recognized voices in
the world of devotional
chant comes a heartfelt collection of music for
healing, strength, and inner peace.
The Best of Douglas
Blue Feather, Douglas
Blue Feather CD $15.98
Filled with emotion and soul,
Blue Feather’s native
American flute music captures
the beauty of natural landscapes and provides
a sense of meditative peace.
The Yoga of Sleep,
Rubin Naiman CD
Dr. Rubin, a pioneer in
integrative sleep and
dream medicine, shows
us how to tap the
potential of sleep and dreams for health,
wellness and higher awareness.
Stress-Proof Your
Brain, Rick Hanson CD
Evolution did not prepare
our brains for the chronic
stresses of modern life.
Here are meditations and
practical techniques that will literally
reshape your brain to make you more
resilient, confident and peaceful.
Fearless Heart, Pema
Chodron CD $39.95
Pema Chodron guides us
in overcoming pain and
guilt and living with
courage, self- acceptance
and greater compassion
The Power, Rhonda Byrne CD $29.99
Here is the audio version of Rhonda Byrne’s
book of ancient and modern wisdom. The
principle of these teachings is that we are
meant to have an amazing life.
Paradigm Shift,
Steven Halpern
CD $16.98
For thirty years
Steven Halpern
has stood at the
forefront of
healing music.
This career-best
masterpiece is sure to please his loyal and
growing audience.
Bhakti Bazaar, Jai Uttal
& Ben Leinbach CD $17.98
This is a feast of melody and rhythm,
creating a sublime atmosphere of Asian
instrumentation and kirtan chant ideal for
yoga, meditation, and great listening.
Beyond Belief, Becky
Hays DVD $29.95
Featuring leaders in
science, medicine,
psychology, personal
transformation and
spirituality, Beyond Belief
provides dynamic tools to
unleash your creative mind
and transform your life.
Cosm:The Movie, Alex
Grey DVD $24.95
Fusing the power of music
with stunning
cinematography, Alex Grey
guides us through the
Chapel of the Sacred
Mirrors where his
magnificent artworks
combine science and spiritual wisdom.
Meditation Moods,
Dean & Dudley Evenson
DVD $16.95
Enter into pristine wilderness
settings that capture the
beauty and serenity of
nature as you listen to the
gentle flute and harp music
of Dean and Dudley
Yoga for Your Body Type,
Juliet Jivanti DVD $26.95
Here the ancient healing
systems of Yoga and
Ayurveda are used together
to balance and harmonize
the body, mind and spirit.
You can preview any CD
we carry at our in-store
listening station!
Michael Hoppe
CD $16.98
A beautiful sequel
to his album The
Poet, Tapestry
captures the same
deeply felt
emotional tone of its predecessor. The
serene and exquisite melodies are
enhanced by the poetry of Tappouni,
featured in the liner notes.
We offer pre-registration online, by phone
or in-store! Register early to reserve space!
(Please note that refunds for pre-registration
can only be given up to 24 hours prior to the
event. No refunds on out-of-store events.)
Ananda Yoga for Higher Awareness,
$10/class; $80 for a 10-Class Pass ($8/class)
Ananda Yoga offers classic asanas with
affirmations and energizing pranayam
movements that will bestow physical
strength and relaxation, inspiration, inner
peace, and clarity of mind. Our meditative
and individualistic style makes Ananda Yoga
suitable for both beginning and intermediate
levels of practice. You’ll gain inspiration and
guidance in raising your inner awareness
through asana and pranyam.
Weekly classes
Mon. 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Thurs. 4:30-5:45 p.m.
Vanessa Downer
Mon.6-7:20 p.m.
Michael Dennis
Friday Nov. 26, 1-5 pm
Gratitude, Dreams
& Wishes Day!
*Appearance by the Wishing Fairy!
*Nominate a friend for a Gratitude Gift!
*Draw your special shopping discount
from the Wishing Well!
Friday Dec. 10, 6:30-9 pm
Annual Open House
& Celebration
See pg. 5!
Saturday Demos!
Come explore..Pendulums,Tuning Forks,
Singing Bowls & more...
See our website & E-news!
“Come Back in January”
$5 Coupon*
with $50 purchase!
(*1 per customer)
Wednesday, December 1
Expand Holiday Love,
Light, and Joy with Your
Angels, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $5
Do you want to become better at connecting
with angels? Come experience an evening of
angelic healing, with guided meditation and
angel communication. Whether you are a
practiced student or just beginning to
explore angels, the group energy will leave
you feeling happier, lighter, more connected
and joyful. KATHLEEN
special guest GERA FARKAS, a certified
Angel Therapy Practitioner. These monthly
gatherings focus on the work by bestselling
author Sonia Choquette, to assist in building
your intuitive abilities.
Thursday, December 2
Transformation to
Unity Consciousness:
An Overview of the
Mayan Calendar System,
7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $10
What does 2012 have in store for us? CARL
JOHAN CALLEMAN, one of the world’s
foremost experts on the Mayan calendar, will
explore what is special about this year. Learn
about the nine evolutionary waves of the
Mayan Calendar, how our biological and
historical evolution matches
the Mayan calendar, and how
our intentions in this time can
help bring us to unity
consciousness. Carl is the
author of Solving the Greatest
Mystery of Our Time: The
Mayan Calendar, The Mayan
Calendar and the
Transformation of Consciousness, and The
Purposeful Universe.
Friday, December 3
Ashana Live in Concert, 7:30-9 p.m.
Register Now! $25 adv. $30 day of
Come and
experience ecstatic
verse by Hafiz,
Hildegard and
Yogananda; the
Lord’s Prayer in
Aramaic; masterful
crystal-bowl playing;
and dynamic world
percussion with Marco Zonka in a
participatory evening of sacred songs—all
graced by the angelic voice of ASHANA.
Ashana’s concerts have been described as
“ecstatic,” “profoundly healing” and
“stunningly beautiful.” She weaves together
sacred song, chant, mystical poetry, and
kirtan from world traditions with passionate,
soaring vocals and crystal singing bowls for
an evening of transcendent healing music.
Saturday, December 4
Meditation for Starters,
10:30-11:30 a.m. Register Now! $5
This one-hour class, taught by
RONAN BENNETT , is an introduction
to the Monday night Learn to
Meditate class series. We’ll use simple breath
control exercises, practice sitting positions, and
learn how to use visualizations. Your $5 class fee
can apply to the Learn to Meditate Level 1 class.
Saturday, December 4
Make a Happier Life with
Colors, 12-2:30 p.m. Register
Now! $10, $20 for Workshop
and a Photo of Your Aura.
Color is a vehicle to assist us in
raising our levels of
consciousness. By simply changing colors in our
clothing and environment we can make our
lives happier and more fulfilling. This workshop
with JEAN LUO will explore the meaning of
each major color and how it affects us, how to
choose colors for our daily life and emotions,
chakra clearing and healing, and how to read
colors. Participants will also receive an Aura
reading addressing their own potentials, gifts
and talents.
Saturday Demos
See our website!
Saturday, December 4
Cleansing with Smudge
3-5 p.m. Register Now $5
We all know how to clean our
homes with soap and water, but
your living space can also build up
mental and spiritual grime. Energy from bad
feelings, arguments and disappointments build
up just like dirt and dust. Join SHIELA BAKER , a
practical shaman, to discover simple and
effective ways to clear and clean the energy in
your home. Learn about the power of a blessing
to create a living space that is refreshing,
comfortable and welcoming.
Saturday, December 4
Getting Answers—
Using Your Intuition to
Discover Your Best Life,
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
What if you could ask and receive
the answers to the burning questions of your
life? What if the formula for getting the answers
to any question you wanted to ask was so
simple anyone could do it any time, anywhere.
According to intuitive AIMEE CARTIER , author
of Getting Answers, it is. In this talk, Aimee not
only shares the formula with you, but does it in
a way that will have you laughing!
Sunday, December 5
Ananda Group Meditation,
9-10 a.m. Free! All are welcome
Deepen your meditation experience
with group meditation. Join Ananda
LightbearerJAMUNA SNITKIN twice a month
for a prayer, chanting and affirmation, followed
by a guided 40-minute meditation.
Winter dates: Dec. 5, 12, Jan.16, 30, Feb.13, 27.
Friday, December 10
Spirit of the Season, 6:30-9 p.m. Free!
East West Open House 6:30, and Celebration 7:30
Sunday, December 5
A New Biology for Healers and
Practitioners of Alternative Medicine,
1-5 p.m. Register Now $30
Established medicine has been based on the
Darwinist theory that biological evolution is
random, unplanned, and based on material
factors—giving rise to corresponding methods
of medical practice. CARL JOHAN
CALLEMAN will present his
theory of
based on
shifts in the
Cosmic Tree of Life, the
pattern for the human being
and all other species. This
creates an entirely new
scientific framework for healing with wideranging consequences for how we view
human existence, as explained in his book
The Purposeful Universe.
Sunday, December 5
The World of Tea and
Beyond, 3-6 p.m. Free!
Enjoy the pleasure of sharing
company and drinking tea in a
community setting invoking a
heightened sense of awareness and also of
gratitude for the simpler things in life. Feel
free to bring your favorite teas, tea wisdom
and tea traditions. Facilitated by STEVE
BONNELL, East West Tea Garden curator
Tuesday, December 7
BE LOVE NOW:The Path of the
Heart, 7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $30
Includes a copy of Ram
Dass’ new book Be Love
Now. Register early to
guarantee a seat; this
event will sell out!
us a message of love and awakening from
their new book, Be Love Now. Forty years
ago, Ram Dass’ Be
Here Now became
the counter-culture
bible of a generation.
Now, Ram Dass and
Rameshwar Das offer
a deeply
exploration of spiritual love.
tonight in-person to begin the
presentation, and RAM DASS
will join us via Skype to answer audience
questions. Don’t miss this rare opportunity!
The East West and Ananda family invites you to an evening
celebrating our Oneness in Spirit. Our open house begins at 6:30 p.m.
with refreshments in the store made by East West staff and friends
and a special discount for each guest.
At 7:30 p.m. you are invited to join us for a program of music and
sacred ceremony bringing us into the heart of this season of Light.
The experiential program will include sacred chanting, music, singing
bowls, guided meditation, a special candle ceremony and prayers for
world peace. We’ll have a gift for each one who comes. This evening is our way of thanking
you for your support and wishing you a holiday season filled with inner blessings!
Wednesday, December 8
Saturday, December 11
Calibrating the Levels
of Consciousness - An
. Exploration of Dr. David R.
Hawkins’ Work,
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
Laughter Yoga,
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Register Now! $10
Join your astrological birthday
party group with astrologer
ANDREA BRUCKNER , to learn more about
your astrological sign and how it relates to
your life. Questions welcomed! Celebrate with
a 20% off birthday coupon from East West and
a delicious, complimentary dessert from our
good neighbor Peak’s Frozen Custard!
Noon-5 p.m. See pg. 15
It has been clinically proven that
laughter, self-induced and
genuine, has tremendous health benefits such
Join LETA HAMILTON to explore
as increasing dopamine and endorphins,
the Map of the Scale of Consciousness as
developed by Dr. David R. Hawkins for his book increased circulation, improved digestion,
decreased cortisol (stress hormone) and many
Power vs. Force. Wherever you are in your
more—making you healthier and happier. It is
discovery of Dr. Hawkins, this event will
also deeply transformative on a spiritual and
provide a fascinating exploration into the
emotional level. VANESSA SWESNIK, a
nature of consciousness, how to transcend its
certified Laughter Yoga leader, will combine
levels, and Dr. Hawkins’ view of the path to
laughter exercises with the deep breathing
and deep relaxation of more traditional kinds
of Yoga—followed by guided relaxation.
Wednesday, December 8
Sagittarius Birthday Party!
Aimee Cartier–
Saturday Demos
See our website!
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
Intuitive Readings,
Thursday, December 9
An Evening with Cheri
Huber, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $10
Our lives become what we
practice. If we practice
“feeling worried” or “always
wanting more,” that’s the life we have. If we
practice kindness and self-acceptance, that’s
the life we have. To have a different life, we
must practice the difference we want. This is
the message and guidance of What You
Practice Is What You
Have, the latest book by
bestselling author CHERI
HUBER, founder of Living
Compassion and the Zen
Monastery Peace Center.
Cheri is renowned for her
many life-changing books
and her 35 years of Zen
practice and wisdom.
Saturday, December 11
Flower Essences for Awakening the Higher Heart,
1-3 p.m. Register Now! $20
Experience the subtle and magical
energies of flower essences to
activate greater love and joy in your whole
being. Sample and learn about the flower
essences and formulas CAMILLA BLOSSOM
has created from the Columbia River Gorge
wildflowers and from Hawaiian flowers. We
will be meditating and attuning with the
flower devas and nature spirits to strengthen,
uplift, calm, and open the heart. Camilla is a
flower alchemist, emotional empath, teacher,
and owner of 3 Flowers Healing in Hood River,
Saturday, December 11
Crystal Workshop, 4-6 p.m.
Register Now! $20
By combining the purpose of the
crystals with her intuition, DENA
MARIE, author of Our Energy Matters, has
been able to offer insights that time and time
again have empowered people’s
lives and relationships. Come to
learn how crystals can add
dynamic meaning to your life and
the basics of what each one can
be used for.
Saturday, December 11
Understanding the Tarot’s Major
Arcana, 7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $15
A universal consciousness
exists among all peoples,
aspects of which are explained
by archetypes. Archetypes are
embedded within the myths,
legends and life experiences of
all cultures. They represent
various personas, ideals and phases of life.
Join psychically-gifted teacher and adept
tarot reader MIKE HERNANDEZ as he
explains how archetypes manifest within the
major arcana of the tarot. Mike will delve into
core meanings of these cards and show you
how they relate to your own life’s journey.
Bring your deck!
Sunday, December 12
Ananda Group Meditation, 9-10 a.m. pg. 4
Sunday, December 12
Shamanic Council,
1-2:30 p.m.
Register Now! $5
This gathering is open to professional/nonprofessional, indigenous/non-indigenous
practitioners who define their spiritual path as
shamanic in nature. We will begin by defining
the shamanic road and the conditions and
causes for soul loss, which is universal to all
models of shamanism. We are here to teach
and learn from one another so bring your
experience to share and a good pair of ears to
listen. JAN VAN YSSLESTYNE, experienced
shaman and contributing author of First Fish,
will facilitate this time of support and sharing.
Sunday, December 12
Healing Sessions with
Tibetan Singing Bowls,
Experience relaxation and
rejuvenation as you are
bathed in a wash of
soothing sound. Tibetan seven metal bowls
are designed for healing the physical body;
their tones resonate deep within ourselves to
foster a sense of peace and well-being. These
sessions are facilitated by MISSY YADEN,
trained by singing bowl master Suren
Shrestha. Schedule now!1-4 p.m. $25 / 1/2 hr.
Monday, December 13
Discussing the Teachings of AbrahamHicks, 7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $5
2nd Monday of each month
What is the Secret Behind the Secret? From
Ask and It Is Given to The Vortex, explore the
teachings of Abraham, the collective
consciousness channeled through Esther
Hicks. This fun and informative monthly meet-
up is hosted by RAVEN
BELTRAN. Interactive
discussions will include such
topics as: the dynamic Laws
of the Universe, the Emotional
Guidance Scale and several of
the Hicks’ processes for finetuning your life.
Tuesday, December 14
Cultivating Wellness, Noon-1 p.m. Free!
2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month.
Each person’s life path is unique, as is each
person’s experience of illness,
wellness, and healing. Join
DINI SCHWARZ, a licensed
naturopathic physician, and
others who want to cultivate
well-being. All are welcome,
whether your goal is simply to
optimize your health or to live life joyfully
with chronic health conditions. Honor your
individual health process in a group setting
and discover joyful moments and a sense of
well-being along your path.
Tuesday, December 14
A Season of Grace
and Ease, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $5
We all want a magical holiday
time of warmth and
togetherness with our loving and supportive
family. Unfortunately it is not always so. By
following easy tips from SHIELA BAKER you
can handle the stress and chaos of the
season. Expectations, deadlines, shopping,
cooking, partying and self care can become
easier. A practicing Shaman, Shiela teaches
de-stressing techniques, relaxation and Yoga
for Happy Holidays! Her insight, humor, and
compassion create an atmosphere for
empowered growth and healing.
Tuesday, December 14
Anastasia: Creating a
Space of Love, 7-8:30 p.m.
Free in the Tea Garden! 2nd
Tuesday of the month.
How would you create a space
of love? Anastasia’s vision of
such a space is presented in Vladimir Megre’s
Ringing Cedars series of books. Join MAIA
ROSE for a group discussion that will include
some empowering and fun exercises
designed to begin the process of aligning
with Anastasia and empowering your
creative version of this dream. Maia Rose first
became aware of this remarkable book series
while trekking in the sacred Altai mountains
of Siberia. She was drawn to Anastasia’s
wisdom as a means of overcoming adversity,
personally and globally.
Wednesday, December 15
Chakra Talk: Speak Your
Truth! 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $10
The Throat Chakra, or fifth
chakra, represents the ability to
speak (and live!) our truth while listening
with compassion. Are you following your
inner wisdom, that inner voice (your truth), or
has it been silent way too long? Don’t hold
back - express your desires and live your
Truth! Join RUTH STENDER and find out how
to unlock your voice! Includes handouts,
meditations, chants, and affirmations directly
supporting your Throat Chakra. Also enter a
drawing to win a free chakra-balancing
session with Ruth!
Wednesday, December 15
Circle of Compassion:
Studying and Applying the
Charter for Compassion,
7-8:30 p.m.
Free in Tea Garden!
Third Wednesday of each month.
The Charter for Compassion brings together
voices from all cultures and spiritual/faith
communities to remind the world that we all
share the same planet and the same core
principle of compassion. The Charter for
Compassion is the “wish” of Karen Armstrong,
one of the most provocative, original thinkers
on the role of religion in the modern world.
This ongoing forum is facilitated by
REVEREND GUO CHEEN , an ordained
Buddhist nun in the Mahayana Chan
Thursday, December 16
Bradford Keeney: Way of
the Bushmen- Interactive In-store
Live Skype Event, 7-8:30 p.m. Free!
Tonight’s author has been
experientially studying what
he calls “Shaking Medicine”
for well over 20 years, from
Quakers, yogis and Taoists
to the Bushmen of the
Kalahari. Renowned author
join us live via Skype to share from his newest
book The Bushman’s Way of Tracking God.
Bradford’s “research” has come a long way
since the days of cultural
anthropology as a study; he
has absorbed himself into the
actual experience of these
cultural traditions. Come to
engage with Bradford and
learn more about this
universally conscious healing
Our live Skype Events give you the chance to
visit with well-known authors throughout the
world in an intimate, informal setting!
Friday, December 17
The Choice, 7:30-9 p.m.
Register Now $5, Can be
of The
night of event only.
If we truly can make this
world into anything we
want, which path will we
choose? You’ve probably
heard of The Secret; now it’s time to make
The Choice. What does the impending great
shift of 2012 herald for our planet, our
consciousness and the current system of laws,
both physical and metaphysical? Join bestselling author and aerospace engineer MIKE
BARA as he discusses 2012, the coming
decade of change and how you can use your
own inner light to determine your place in it.
Saturday, December 18
Movie Night:
Wake Up, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $5
Tonight’s movie screening
revolves around Jonas, your
“average Joe” who, without
warning, begins to see
energy everywhere, manifesting as angels,
demons and perceivable auric light. Unable
to escape his sensory overload, Jonas first
tries the community of MDs and
psychotherapists who can do almost nothing
for him. When Jonas finally decides to Wake
Up, he begins his search for spiritual
meaning. This film documents the many
teachers and/or places visited by Jonas on his
path toward understanding and acceptance.
Sunday, December 19
Treat Yourself!
1-5 p.m. Free Treats! Chair
Massage $1per Minute!
Take some time out from an
otherwise potentially hectic
shopping schedule and
join your friends at East
West where you’ll have
the opportunity to sample
delicious food offerings
compliments of our local
neighbors Peak’s Frozen
Custard and Thrive. SAM
GARCIA, LMP will be on site
taking sign-ups for chair
massage, helping you loosen
up and feel recharged. Sam is a gifted and
passionate healer who shares profound
sessions in bodywork Saturdays at East West.
See Healers section, pg. 15.
Sunday, December 19
Sound Healing Concert
with Tibetan Singing
Bowls, 3-4 p.m.
Register Now! $10
Join East West staff member and certified
Tibetan bowl practitioner MISSY YADEN for
an hour of singing bowls played with the
intention of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Tibetan seven-metal bowls played in harmony
create an atmosphere of peace and healing
that will leave you feeling joyful and uplifted.
Bring a blanket or mat .
Tuesday, December 22
Cultivating Wellness,
Noon-1 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
Sunday, January 2
Shamanic Council, 1-2:30 p.m.
Register Now $5 See pg. 6
Tuesday, January 4
Foods Heal—Nutritional
Paradigm Shift, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $5
Health is not something we
hope for; health is a skill that
we cultivate. Join practicing
physician/surgeon and
author of Foods Heal
Heal, BILL
DEAN, MD as he explains
the fundamentals behind a
revolutionary new way of
thinking about food, diets
and human physiology.
Integrating the energy
philosophies of Eastern
medicine, Foods Heal is a program designed
by Dr. Bill Dean to help us break the limiting
bonds of nutritional mythology and give us
new tools for understanding foods and their
overall affect on our mind body.
Wednesday, January 5
Sunday, January 2
Mini Healing Sessions with Tibetan
Singing Bowls, 1-4 p.m. See pg. 6
Sunday, January 2
The World of Tea and Beyond,
3-6 p.m. Free! See pg. 5
Monday, January 3
Women, Food and God:
Discussion and Support
Circle for Women,
6-7:30 p.m. Free in Tea Garden!
1st & 3rd Mondays Jan. & Feb.
This discussion circle is for those
wishing to look at their relationship with food
as a path to more conscious eating. Facilitator
LINDA KAPLAN, Certified Reflexologist, will
engage you in an in-depth book discussion of
Women, Food and God, chapter by chapter.
Come to share and feel supported by women
of like mind.
Monday, January 3
Learn to Meditate Level 1:
Inner Peace Through Relaxation & Concentration,
7:30-9 p.m. Register Now! $45
3 Mondays: Jan. 3, 10, 17
How to Create More Prosperity &
Ease in 2011, 7-8:30 p.m. Register Now!
$5 Can be applied tonight towards the
purchase of any Sonia Choquette product.
Special guest MADELINE
GERWICK , Business and
Personal Astrologer and
author of the popular
calendar The Good Timing
Guide will share her
predictions for 2011 and show you tools for
discovering how timing events with nature’s
cycles of astrology will give you more
confidence and clarity to achieve prosperity,
flow, ease, and peace of mind. KATHLEEN
CARRERA , Transformational Coach, hosts
these monthly 6th Sensory Gatherings based
upon the teachings of best-selling author
Sonia Choquette.
Thursday, January 6
The Healing Power of
Trees: Spiritual Journeys
with the Celtic Tree
Calendar, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now $8
MA, author of The Healing
Power of Trees: Spiritual
Journeys through the Celtic Tree Calendar
Meditation can transform your life. Learn to
and explore the teachings of the 15 revered
relax your body, quiet your mind, awaken
trees of the Celtic Tree Calendar. This book is
intuition and experience greater joy and
an introduction to ancient Celtic and Druidic
creativity in daily life. This 3-session course
spiritual wisdom. Come
includes in-class practice, tips on establishing
experience some of the
your practice at home, online guided
meditations, written instructions, unlimited (no- unique energetic gifts
charge) re-take policy, and ongoing support in- offered by the trees and
enter into the unseen realms
person or online. You will learn how to use
simple stretches and breath-control techniques of their deities, totems, and
guides. Learn how you can
for relaxation; how to concentrate the mind;
cultivate relationships with these grand
and how to use imagery, affirmation, and
energetic beings and experience their healing,
chanting to be calm and peaceful. Taught by
Ananda meditation teacher RONAN BENNETT. guidance and wisdom.
Friday, January 7
Live with Intention,
7:30-9 p.m. Register
Now! $5 Can be applied
toward cost of Mary
Anne’s new book, night of
event only.
Explore what it means to live each day with
intention! In her newest book, Live with
Intention: Rediscovering What We Deeply
Know, enthusiastic author, speaker and
expand on the ten qualities she considers
essential to intentional living. Tonight will be
uplifting and fun; Mary Anne will offer you
exercises and inspirations and promises to
help you find what’s most important in your
life. Don’t miss this opportunity for an
intentional and enthusiastic beginning to
Saturday, January 8
Live with Intention
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Register Now! $55
Learn to “live as if this is
all there is”. Bring your
favorite journal and pen
for an in-depth adventure
in writing with MARY ANNE RADMACHER.
Mary Anne’s life-affirming style is contagious;
in this workshop she will guide you through
the process of uncovering your true
intentions, releasing blocks and allowing you
to be guided by your utmost genuine self.
You’ll leave with a set of measures which will
bring clarity and focus to all the activities and
issues of your life.
Saturday, January 8
Writing Consultations
with Mary Anne
Practice wellness. Play with
abandon. Do what you love.
Engage with MARY ANNE
RADMACHER in an intuitive and compelling
conversation. Mary Anne will share her ardor
for inspiration, offer sound advice and help
you to discover within yourself a life of
richness, depth and meaning. During this
consultation you may explore any content
from Mary Anne’s writing and discuss your
personal writing practice or perhaps a book
idea you have. Schedule Now! 2-6 p.m. $95
50 minutes
Saturday, January 8
Vision for a New Year
with SoulCollage,
2-6 p.m. Register Now!
$45 adv. $55 day of
Experience the magical
process of self-exploration
through this fun and easy form of creative
expression, based on SoulCollage® by Seena
Frost. We’ll focus on a vision for the New Year
and what your soul has to offer as guidance.
Feel free to bring a snack. All materials &
supplies provided. No experience necessary.
JENNIFER STARR, MCC is a life coach and
facilitator. Her passion is to intuitively guide
people in getting clear about their life vision
and purpose, utilizing a variety of spiritual and
practical resources to help them move
towards their dreams and reconnect with
their passion and joy.
Saturday, January 8
Animal Communication: The Subtle
Language of Pictures, Words and
Feelings, 7-8:30 p.m. $10 Proceeds will
benefit a local animal shelter.
What are animals trying to
tell us? From man’s best
friend to Mr. Ed, JOAN
RANQUET, author of
Communication with
All Life and animal
behaviorist, will show you
how simple and fun animal
communication can really be. Through
anecdotes Joan will illuminate her
experiences with animal
communication. Joan will
then guide you through a
communication with one of
her animals, using simple
telepathy. You too will
receive images – pictures,
words or feelings – and
begin to understand the
subtle language of animals.
Sunday, January 9
Feldenkrais: Turn to
Lengthen, Lengthen to Turn,
1-4 p.m. Register Now! $30
Our world requires our bodies to
WAKE UP! This includes making
conscious choices in accessing and
communicating with our own internal
sensations for engaging fully, passionately,
and authentically within the world. CARRIE
LAFFERTY, Physical Therapist and Certified
Feldenkrais Practitioner, has been in the
healing arts for over 25 years. Using
experiential Feldenkrais, Awareness through
Movement, you will learn to widen and
expand, lengthen and grow, deepen and
embrace, and literally elongate to navigate
through change and challenge, the twists
and turns of life.
Monday, January 10
Discussing the Teachings
of Abraham-Hicks, 7-8:30
p.m. $5 ,See pg. 6
Tuesday, January 11
Cultivating Wellness,
Noon-1 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
January 11
Path of Kriya
Yoga, 7-8:30 p.m.
Kriya Yoga was
popularized by Paramhansa Yogananda in
his now classic story, Autobiography of a
Yogi. In this free class,NAYASWAMIS
explain the history, underlying principles
and the training offered by Ananda for
those interested in learning Kriya Yoga.
Tuesday, January 11
Anastasia: Creating a
Space of Love, 7-8:30 p.m.
Free! See pg. 6
Wednesday, January 12
Happy Calories Don’t Count,
7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $5 Can be
applied toward purchase of Happy
Calories Don’t Count, tonight only
Join CARMELA RAMAGLIA, weight loss
consultant and author of Happy Calories
Don’t Count (neither does unhappy
exercise), to learn why the traditional
model of weight loss through diet and
exercise is flawed and
why the more
psychological and
spiritual approaches to
it are incomplete.
Through personal
experience Carmela
offers a fresh new
approach for effective,
long-term results that
blends the reality of
living in a physical body with principles of
psychology and spirituality. Join us and
change the way you look at weight loss!
Wednesday, January 12
Capricorn Birthday Party!
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
Join your astrological birthday
party group with astrologer
more about your astrological sign and
how it relates to your life. Questions
welcomed! Celebrate with a 20% off
birthday coupon from East West and a
delicious, complimentary dessert from our
good neighbor Peak’s Frozen Custard!
Thursday, January 13
Yi Ren® Medical Qigong
for Type 2 Diabetes and
Its Related Conditions,
7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $10
founder and Editor of the
Institute of Qigong and Internal
Alternative Medicine, is one of the world’s
leading scientists in Qigong research at
Bastyr University. He has conducted the
nation’s first clinical research study
® Qigong on
regarding the effects of Yi Ren®
type 2 diabetes, proving the efficacy of
specific qigong exercises to lower markers
associated with this disease. Come to learn
basic qigong healing practices. Tonight’s
class focus surrounds, but is not limited to,
type 2 diabetes.
Friday, January 14
Tribute to Martin
Luther King Jr. and
Mahatma Gandhi,
7:30-9 p.m. Free!
This popular annual
event combines music,
readings, stories, and a
multi-media presentation
to illuminate the heroic
lives and high ideals of
these two great souls.
The whole family will find
this both educational and
inspirational. Learn the
secret of their power to
uplift and change entire cultures, bringing
justice and freedom to millions. This is the
eighth annual tribute to King and Gandhi
and is presented by members of ANANDA
Saturday, January 15
Learn to Meditate Level 1:
Inner Peace Through Relaxation
& Concentration, Register Now!
10:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. $25
Half-day workshop version of
our popular class series.
Meditation can transform your
life. Learn to relax your body,
quiet your mind, awaken
intuition and experience greater joy and
creativity in daily life. This workshop
includes in-class practice, tips on
establishing your practice at home, online
guided meditations, written instructions,
unlimited (no-charge) re-take policy, and
ongoing support in-person or online. You
will learn how to use simple stretches and
breath-control techniques for relaxation;
how to concentrate the mind; and how to
use imagery, affirmation, and chanting to
be calm and peaceful. Taught by Ananda
meditation teacherJUSTIN MAGGART .
Saturday, January 15
Ayurvedic Healing:
Tips on Yoga,
Nutrition and Herbs,
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Register Now! $20
A sister science to yoga, Ayurveda is a 5,000year-old health and wellness science that first
evolved in India and is now becoming
increasingly popular in America. Join JULIET
JIVANTI, Ayurveda student of Dr. Vasant Lad
and owner of the Ayurvedic Health Center, to
discover simple, economical and practical tips
to enhance your energy and sense of wellbeing through Ayurveda. Plan to taste, touch
and smell Ayurvedic herbs, oils and medicinal
Saturday, January 15
Healing Traditions of
the Peruvian Aymara,
7-8:30 p.m. Register
Now! $10
Tonight, traditional
Aymara healer SILVIA
CHUQUIMIA, from Peru,
will share with us the
teachings and traditions of the Aymara,
including the history and ancient art of
reading leaves of the coca plant—considered
sacred for the inhabitants of the Andes. Sylvia
is descended from the pre-Inca people who
inhabit the southern Lake Titicaca region,
Born and raised in a small highland village,
she left as a young woman to pursue her
education and a professional life, and later
returned to the traditional teachings of her
people. This evening will include a visual
presentation of Silvia’s village and a chance for
Q&A with this unique healer.
Saturday & Sunday January 15 & 16
Coca Leaf Readings with Silvia,
SILVIA CHUQUIMIA is a traditional Aymara
healer and proprietor of the Coca Leaf
Museum in Puno, Peru. Descended from the
pre-Inca people who inhabit the southern
Lake Titicaca region, Sylvia practices the
traditional teachings of her people, and is an
expert at the ancient art of reading coca
leaves for divination and healing. Schedule
now! Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. , Sunday:
12:30-5:30 p.m., $45/30 min. $80/hr.
Sunday, January 16
Ananda Group Meditation,
9-10 a.m. Free! See pg. 4
Sunday, January 16
The Alchemy of
and Transformation, 1-4 p.m.
Register Now! $30
Discover how sound
can be key to transformational healing of
body, mind and spirit. Join co-authors of
Acutonics—from Galaxies to Cells—
Planetary Science, Harmony and Medicine
PONTON, DC, MAc, LAc as they
demonstrate Acutonics® Sound Healing
and its application in the transformation
process. You will experience Harmonic
Attunement using planetary tuning forks,
gongs and other sound healing
Monday, January 17
Women Food and God: Discussion
and Support Circle for Women,
6-7:30 p.m. Free! See pg. 7
Tuesday, January 18
The Art of Living—
Nature’s Way, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $8
East Asian Medicine
Practitioner, has been practicing Chinese
healing and martial arts for over a decade.
This evening, Keith will discuss the Taoist
origins of Chinese medicine and how we
can use these teachings to help guide our
lifestyle choices in ways that promote our
wellbeing. You’ll learn the basics of yinyang theory, 5 element theory, and how to
apply these ideas to seasonal eating and
exercise. You’ll also practice some simple
qi gong exercises that benefit blood
Wednesday, January 19
Astrological Cycles of
the Season, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $10
The movements of the
planets in the sky symbolize
current opportunities for
archetypal growth on both personal and
collective levels. Join SHEILA BELANGER,
M.A., for a lively and informative
astrological perspective on what’s up for
Winter. Sheila is an inspiring astrologer,
wilderness quest guide, and shamanic
healer and mentor. An astrological
counselor since 1984, Sheila holds a
Master’s degree in Transpersonal
Wednesday, January 19
Circle of Compassion:
Studying and Applying the
Charter for Compassion,
7-8:30 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
Thursday, January 20
Stepping Out of
7-8:30 Free!
As Buddhism
integrates into
Western cultures, it is
important that we do
not compromise the
depth and direction of
the teachings. This has
been the mission of
Seattle Insight
Meditation Society’s
guiding teacher
Rodney’s newest book
Stepping Out of SelfDeception challenges us to fully accept the
Buddha’s liberating teaching of “no-self” as
a means of curbing spiritual materialism and
finding resolution from dissatisfaction and
suffering. Rodney will share experiences as
teaching tools and explain why selfexperimentation of practice is most
Friday, January 21
Cell-Level Healing:
Foundations in
Healing, 7:30-9 p.m.
Register Now! $20
author of Cell-Level
Healing, renowned
biophysicist and master
healer, as she presents the science and spirit
of healing at the cellular
level. Learn to recognize
blockages to health and
restore balance and
harmony to your body’s
cells and systems. Joyce
will incorporate
multimedia into tonight’s
presentation so you see
your magnificent organs
and cells structures up close as she explains
how to invoke the body’s built-in
mechanisms for energy storage, repair, and
Saturday, January 22
Psychic Development
Workshop: Seeing the
Human Aura, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. ,
Register Now! $175.
Dougall’s fall workshop sold
out far in advance, so he graciously offered to
come back this quarter! This special workshop
is limited to 14 participants in each session.
(Choose either Saturday or Sunday.)
Internationally-known psychic DOUGALL
FRASER offers an expanded and more
comprehensive version of his workshop
Secrets to Seeing the Human Aura. Dougall
will share with you the exact process he uses
to see auras. You will share in an intimate
group learning journey to discover the true
meaning and power of auric colors. Each
participant will read and be read by another
in the group, so please be comfortable with
sharing the specifics of your life with others.
Sunday, January 23
Psychic Development Workshop:
Seeing the Human Aura, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Register Now! $175. See description above.
Saturday, January 22
Continent Finally Found,
7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $10
speak on behalf of the late
nuclear physicist Arysio Nunes
dos Santos, Ph.D. about his
real discovery of the lost
continent of Atlantis. Originally a skeptic
trying to debunk Dr. Santos’ work, Frank is
now the president of Atlantis
Publications and has appeared
at numerous seminars
worldwide and on many radio
shows including Coast-to-Coast.
Tonight will include interactive
media documenting the work of Dr. Santos,
giving you the opportunity to rediscover
Atlantis for yourself.
Sunday, January 23
Mini Healing Sessions with Tibetan
Singing Bowls, 1-4 p.m. See pg. 6.
Monday, January 24
Learn to Meditate Level 2: Quieting
the Mind Through Breath Control,
Register Now! 7:30-9 p.m. $15
Learn and practice time-tested
breath techniques
(“pranayama”) to help calm the
“monkey” mind and deepen
your experience of meditation.
This class is designed for those
with Learn to Meditate Level 1
or equivalent training. Taught by Ananda
Meditation Teacher, RICK JOHNSTON.
Tuesday, January 25
Cultivating Wellness,
Noon-1 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
Tuesday, January 25
Raja and Hatha Yoga
Intensive: Winter Session,
6-9:15 p.m. Register Now!
$395, plus text. 14 Tuesdays:
January 26 through April 26,
Hatha Yoga, 6-7:15 p.m.,
Raja Yoga, 7:30-9:15 p.m.
Take Ananda’s most popular and
comprehensive course! Learn meditation,
yoga postures, and Patanjali’s 8-Fold Path.
This includes pranayams, chakra, breath,
and mantra meditation, chanting,
affirmations, creative visualization and topics
such as healing, diet, karma, reincarnation,
kundalini, and the astral and causal bodies.
This course features the modern, definitive
text written by Swami Kriyananda: The Art
and Science of Raja Yoga.
Presented by NAYASWAMI
Lightbearer & Co-Director of
Ananda in Seattle. Hriman
says, “The Raja Intensive will
help you start or deepen
your experience of meditation. The practical
and inspiring precepts of Raja
Yoga can transform your life”.
The Hatha segment is
presented by MICHELLE
3-installment payment option
available for $10 service fee.
Designed to be taken together, the
segments may be taken separately: $155,
plus text, Hatha segment only; $255, plus
text, Raja only.
Wednesday, January 26
Raise Your Vibration!
7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $10
Learn how to move beyond
historical patterns, karma and
genetic predispositions by
shifting your consciousness into higher
realms. In this interactive, practical and fun
workshop you’ll learn 6 simple practices and
receive the immediate and profound
benefits of a raised vibration. Counselor and
Coach COLBY WILK will help you renew
your lease on a magical and meaningful
relationship with life. Colby empowers and
trains others to become their own teachers,
guiding them to access spiritual states of
awareness to overcome blocks and thrive.
Thursday, January 27
Sit Your Way to a PainFree Back, 7-8:30 p.m.
This interactive introduction
to the Gokhale Method is
targeted toward sitting
exercises. Author of 8 Steps to a Pain-Free
Back ESTHER GOKHALE will demonstrate
three basic techniques
of the Gokhale
Method for back pain
relief, injury
prevention, spinal
decompression and
improving circulation
while sitting. Esther
will provide hands-on
guidance to
participants for these
techniques. After crippling back pain during
her first pregnancy and an unsuccessful
back surgery, Gokhale began her lifelong
crusade to help others and herself end back
pain for good.
Friday, January 28
Beliefs, Illusions and
Reality: Clarity in Times
of Change, 7:30-9 p.m.
Register Now! $10
We are truly powerful when
we work with what is here,
even as things are constantly
changing. That is why it is so important to
learn to see truth and reality
as it is, not as we want it to
be. Shamanic teacher and
author of An Encyclopedia
of Shamanism CHRISTINA
PRATT shares simple,
practical shamanic skills to
see through the confusion
of life, to discern between beliefs, illusions
and reality and to cultivate the ability to
function with focus amidst the storms of
life’s uncertainties.
Saturday, January 29
Meditation for Starters,
Register Now! 10:30-11:30
a.m. Register Now! $5
This one-hour class, taught by
introduction to the Monday
night Learn to Meditate class
series. We’ll use simple
breath control exercises,
practice sitting positions, and
learn how to use
visualizations. Your $5 class
fee can apply to the Learn to
Meditate Level 1 class.
Saturday, January 29
Beliefs, Illusions and
Reality: Self-Discovery
Workshop, 1-5 p.m.
Register Now! $45
To access your “spirit eyes”
and see through illusions
you must reclaim your own
inner cord of truth. Learn to see beneath the
surface of your beautiful, crazy life to the
vibration of your unique genius. In this
experiential half-day course CHRISTINA
PRATT , author of An Encyclopedia of
Shamanism , will help you see
the real energies that support
you, the essence of your
unique genius, and how even
the stresses of your life are still
pointing back to the true
energy of why you are here.
Saturday, January 29
Healing Songs, Chants,
Mantras, and Movement,
7-8:30 p.m. Register Now!
$12 adv. $15 day of
Experience an evening of
feeling lighter, better, and
more complete as we collectively sing and
move to clear out unnecessary frequencies
and vibrations from our energy bodies and
chakras. MARK STANTON WELCH is a
musician, songwriter, facilitator and
vibrational alchemist whose music has been
used to support much of the work of Sonia
Choquette. Mark’s music engages us through
sound, voice, and intention to realign cells
and thoughts to their resonant harmonic
frequencies of wholeness. Don’t miss out on
this very special evening of music and healing!
Sunday, January 30
Ananda Group Meditation,
9-10 a.m. Free! See pg. 4
Sunday, January 30
Easy, Fun, and Effective
Chakra Clearing, 1-6 p.m.
Register Now! $40
Maintaining inner and outer
balance starts with chakra
clearing. Releasing energetic debris and
patterns allows us to stand in our own center
and live fully present. In this fun and focused
afternoon intensive, musician, songwriter and
vibrational alchemist MARK STANTON
WELCH will delve into useful methods for
clearing, raising and maintaining the vibration
of each chakra. Mark’s music has been used to
support the work of Sonia Choquette and also
fosters a sense of compassion and wholeness,
personal spiritual evolution and the
awareness of planetary oneness.
Wednesday, February 2
Loving Who You Are:
The Art of Allowing
Absolute Self Acceptance,
7-8:30 p.m. Register Now! $5
Can be applied tonight towards the
purchase of a Sonia Choquette product.
Certified Sonia Choquette 6th Sensory
Practitioner, will share a variety of activities
that support and inspire deep self love while
letting go of guilt, pain, judgment and the
feeling of separation. Learn why Self Love
needs to be nurtured to live a conscious,
intuitive daily existence full of peace, beauty,
and compassion. KATHLEEN CARRERA ,
Transformational Coach, hosts these monthly
6th Sensory Gatherings based upon Sonia
Choquette’s teachings .
Thursday, February 3
Life at First Sight,
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
As we develop our first sight
with the eyes of the heart, we
gain a larger view of the reality
of life and
awareness of how three kinds
of perception—physical,
intellectual, and spiritual—are
designed to work together.
Author of Life at First Sight
and writing consultant
show you how harmonizing
these three can move us beyond the human
tendency to imitate the past, especially in our
beliefs about life and ourselves. Tonight Phyllis
will empower you to investigate the reality of
your greatest possibilities.
Friday, February 4
Active Dreaming for
Conscious Living and
Community, 7:30-9 p.m.
Register Now! $25
Learn to live as an active
dreamer 24/7. This means
reading signs from the world
around you, choosing where you will put your
energy and attention, stepping beyond selflimiting beliefs and constantly testing the
bounds of possibility. It involves finding and
living your bigger life story, and helping others
to get out of their boxes and live from the
heart. Walk this path of natural magic with
ROBERT MOSS, the pioneer of Active
Dreaming, an original synthesis of shamanism
and modern dreamwork, and bestselling
author of Conscious Dreaming, Dreamgates
and The Three “Only” Things.
Saturday, February 5
Introduction to
Shamanic Lucid
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Register Now! $45
Shamans know we don’t
need to go to sleep in
order to dream. Learn how to embark upon
hyper-lucid dream adventures with one or
more partners, fold time, and
travel to places of adventure,
initiation and healing in the
deeper sense of reality. Join
ROBERT MOSS to find out
how dreaming can be a
highly social activity and that
(as Aboriginal shamans teach)
a personal dream can be the portal to the
Dreamtime State, where the events of
waking life have their origin.
Saturday, February 5
Giving Voice to the
Authentic: A Workshop
for Writing and Spirit,
2-6 p.m. Register Now! $30
At its richest and most
revealing, writing is an
invitation to authenticity, and to its
sustaining and informing expression.
PHYLLIS EDGARLY RING, author of Life at
First Sight, remarks, “Writing does not
imitate or seek to placate habits that can
shackle us in our world but rather offers us
the opportunity to harmonize heart and
mind as collaborators in a willing and joyful
journey of learning and passion for life, in
service to truth.” Participants are
encouraged to bring writing in progress if
they wish, and/or plan to generate some
new writing.
Sunday, February 6
Vision Board Your Life!,
1-3:30 p.m. Register Now! $10
Bring your self, a clear intention
or goal in mind and the
willingness to dive deeply into
creative manifesting. In this class you will be
asked to gather your individual dreams and
desires to create a beautiful and brilliant
vision board. Spend time in a sacred space
to craft a vision board. Harness the law of
attraction to bring forth all that you wish for.
Supplies provided. Facilitated by MARISSA
Sunday, February 6
Mini Healing Sessions with Tibetan
Singing Bowls, 1-4 p.m. See pg. 6
Sunday, February 6
The World of Tea and Beyond,
3-6 p.m. in Tea Garden Free! See pg. 5
Monday, February 7
Women Food and God: Discussion
and Support Circle for Women,
6-7:30 p.m. Free! See pg. 7
Monday, February 7
Learn to Meditate Level 1: Inner
Peace Through Relaxation &
Concentration, 7:30-9 p.m. Register
Now! $45. Feb. 7, 14, 21. See pg. 7
Tuesday, February 8
Cultivating Wellness, Noon-1 p.m. Free!
See pg. 6
Tuesday, February 8
Anastasia: Creating a Space of Love,
7-8:30 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
Wednesday, February 9
Introduction to
the Art of Ascension,
7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $5
The Ishayas are an ancient
order of monks who have
been keeping the
techniques of
transformation alive until the world is ready.
That time is now! Join teachers of THE
teachings of MSI, who brought these
traditions to the West, for an introduction
to awakening, one enlivened heart to
another. Tonight will focus on the first of
five books, Ascension, and offer
participants a chance to join a weekend
workshop to learn the tools of
Wednesday, February 9
Aquarius Birthday Party!
7-8:30 p.m. Free! See pg. 5
Thursday, February 10
Love, Music and
Chocolate, 7-8:30
p.m. Register Now! $12
adv. $15 Day of
Enjoy a memorable
evening of music and
chocolate! This special
evening will soothe your soul, delight your
senses and inspire your heart. Pianist
JEANETTE ALEXANDER , accompanied by
guest musicians, will perform heartfelt
compositions from her popular CDs Still
Point, Open Sky and Walk in the Sun.
Jeanette will also talk about inspiration, the
artistic journey, love and the creative
process with selected readings including
poems by Rumi and Hafiz.
Friday, February 11
Making the Connection
to Your Abundance,
7:30-9 p.m. Register Now!
Join nationally syndicated
radio host PHYLLIS KING-,
the Common Sense Psychic, for an
evening of readings and common sense
wisdom to help you cultivate your own
innate manifesting ability and make the
connection to your
abundance. Phyllis is the
author of four books to
date, including Bouncing
Back with Dr. Wayne Dyer,
and has helped thousands
through her readings and
her radio show.
Saturday, February 12
Chanting for
10:30-1:30 p.m.
Register Now! $30
Learn the basics of how
to play the harmonium. Bring your
harmonium or learn on one of ours. Preregistration will ensure that we will have
an instrument for you to use. Presented
Saturday, February 12
Group Reading Event
with the Common Sense
Psychic, 3-5:30 p.m.
Register Now! $30
PHYLLIS KING, the Common
Sense Psychic and nationally
syndicated radio host, will share an
afternoon of fun and enlightening
readings. Group readings are shared in a
supportive and nurturing atmosphere
with a common goal to leave everyone in
the group feeling inspired and
empowered. You can ask Phyllis anything
and enjoy the benefits of reduced rates
with the added power of group
consciousness. Phyllis is dedicated to
helping those on the journey to finding
their own answers.
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Saturday, February 12
Divine Love Kirtan,
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
Chanting helps to
awaken the heart
center’s natural energy,
opening the doorway to
the Divine presence within,
and the love that connects us all. Join us
tonight for an experiential evening of heartopening group chanting with ANANDA
music written by the great yogi Paramhansa
Yogananda and his direct disciple
Nayaswami Kriyananda, interspersed with
sacred poetry and meditation. You’ll leave
inspired and joyful!
Sunday, February 13
Ananda Group Meditation,
9-10 a.m. Free! See pg. 4
Sunday, February 13
Shamanic Council,
1-2:30 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
Monday, February 14
Discussing the Teachings of
Abraham-Hicks, 7-8:30 p.m.
Register Now! $5 See pg. 6
Wednesday, February 16
Circle of Compassion:
Studying and Applying the
Charter for Compassion,
7-8:30 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
Wednesday, February 16
Human Design:
Interactive In-store
Live Skype Event with
Chetan Parkyn,
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
Forget your sign… what’s your
Design? Is there a
blueprint that reveals your
personal and career
strengths, the life you were
meant to lead? Yes, there
is. Human Design is a
revolutionary system that
gives you the tools to
unlock your true potential. It draws from four
ancient wisdom traditions—astrology, the I
Ching, the Kabbalah and the chakra system—
to reveal your unique “design for life”. Master
teacher Chetan Parkyn, author of Human
Design, will join us live via Skype to share his
book on this remarkable system, with Q&A to
In-store live Skype Events give
you the chance to visit with well-known
authors throughout the world in an
intimate, informal setting!
Thursday, February 17
You Can Let Go! 7-8:30 p.m. Free!
an introductory evening to
emotional freedom, learning
how to let go! Dr. Okogeri will
from his book
God’s Relentless Generosities
and courageous stories of
those who have let go using
what he calls the Light and
Sound Current. Dr. Okogeri’s
work is centered in helping
others free themselves from emotional
blocks that keep them from truly living.
Tonight’s program will show you that you
can recover from a broken heart, abuse,
divorce, feelings of abandonment and the
false idea that you are unlovable!
February 18
I See Your
Dream Job,
7:30-9 p.m.
Register Now
Stuck in a dead-end job? Or
can’t find a job? Career intuitive SUE
FREDERICK , author of I See Your Dream Job,
will open you up to your true potential and
teach you how to manifest the work you
came here to do. Combining a unique gift of
powerful intuition and practical career knowhow, Sue draws upon dreams, numerology
and conversations with spirits to see your
dream job. You’ll leave with a fresh
perspective on your life’s mission. Five
audience members will receive a live
Saturday, February 19
How To Let Go
Through the Light &
Sound Current,
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Register Now! $30
One of the ways to be
really happy, energetic,
focused, and motivated is to release
unnecessary emotions that you’ve
accumulated over time. In this experiential
guided workshop, DR. ZEAL OKOGERI will
help you turn irrational fears, apathy, loss,
hurt, co-dependency, resistance, anger and
shame into Courageousness, Acceptance,
Peace and Happiness. A Letting Go session
through the Light and Sound Current is a
process of true surrender to the infinite using
ancient mantras to help you release unique
situations and patterns.
Saturday, February 19
Drawing Out Your Soul: A Touch
Drawing Retreat with Deborah
Koff-Chapin, Register Now! 2-6 p.m.
$50 all materials included.
renowned author of Soul Cards 1 and 2
and Drawing Out Your Soul, for a day of
soul exploration and creativity. Deborah
will introduce you to the simple-yetprofound process of Touch Drawing, She
will hold a sacred space for you to delve
into your soul through Touch Drawing
and play live evocative music, while you
draw. In this half-day retreat, you will
create two full series of drawings that
express many dimensions of your soul.
Touch Drawing is a process of therapeutic,
spiritual, creative and physical integration.
No artistic confidence necessary!
February 19
An Evening
of Indian
(Flute) with
Register Now! 7-8:30 p.m.
$12 advance and student and senior
discount/ $15 day of event
Join us for an evening with world
renowned bansuri flute player and
composer DEEPAK RAM .
Deepak, who began
studying over 35 years
ago in South Africa, has
created numerous
albums and performed all
over the world, including
the U.S., Europe and
India. Accompanying
Deepak on tabla is RAVI ALBRIGHT,
executive director of the Anindo
Chatterjee Institute of Tabla and GandaBanda, disciple of Pandit Anindo
Chatterjee of Kolkata.
Sunday, February 20
Journaling for Joy, 1-4 p.m.
Register Now! $20
Writing is a transformative
technology that has power to
change your life on every level.
In this three-hour intensive,
Adjunct professor at Antioch University
you study-proven benefits of journaling, and
tips for sustaining a journaling practice. You’ll
use the language: of exploration, to engage
your subconscious and release the wisdom of
past experiences; of manifestation, for
homing in on your conscious desires and
inviting them to take concrete form; and of
inspiration, to capture superconscious
insights and follow divine guidance.
Thursday, February 24
Astrology’s Economic
Forecast for 2011, 7-8:30
p.m. Register Now! $20
We’re in the midst of a fortyyear economic and social
revolution, plus a sixteen-year economic
Astrologically the year of
2011 holds revolutionary
energies, similar to the mid1960s. Find out where our
economy is headed, what’s
happening to our currency,
interest rates, real estate,
oil, gold and stocks.
internationally-recognized business, economic
and personal astrologer and author of the
The Good Timing Guide will show you what
you can do to protect your wealth through
this major period of change.
Sunday, February 20
Mini Healing Sessions
with Tibetan Singing
Experience relaxation and
rejuvenation as you are
bathed in a wash of soothing sound. Tibetan
seven metal bowls are designed for healing
the physical body; their tones resonate deep
within ourselves to foster a sense of peace
and well-being. These sessions are facilitated
by MISSY YADEN, trained by singing bowl
master Suren Shrestha. Schedule now!
1-4 p.m. $25 / 1/2 hr.
Monday, February 21
Women Food and God:
Discussion and Support
Circle for Women,
6-7:30 p.m. See pg. 7
Tuesday, February 22
Cultivating Wellness,
Noon-1 p.m. Free! See pg. 6
Friday, February 25
How Are Your Past Lives
Affecting Your Present?
7:30-9 p.m. Register Now!
$10 Soul Spa Members get in
for free, visit
Join renowned psychic, radio and TV
personality ROBIN ALEXIS for this very special
evening of readings and enlightening past-life
Self-discovery. Bring your questions and
willingness to look at how your past lives may
be impacting the quality of your life now!
Robin is host of Mystic Radio®, founder of the
Reiki Healing On-Line Soul Spa and
Metaphysical Mothering™, and author of the
books Raising Humanity and Robin’s Song:
Treasure Your Soul’s Wisdom.
Saturday, February 26
Meditation for Starters, Register Now!
10:30-11:30 a.m. $5. See pg. 4
Saturday, February 26
Wednesday, February 23
Washington State EFT Tappers
Gathering, 12-6:30 p.m. $87
ERIC KLOS DC , Certified
Clinical Nutritionist, will
provide you with an
understanding of the reallife causes of fatigue and
how to use nutrition to do battle against
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and general lack
of energy. Eric will explain how stressors to
your body’s adrenal and thyroid systems can
dramatically affect well-being, and, more
importantly, he will give you current and
practical useful tools you can take home and
utilize in your daily life.
Hosted by ALINA FRANK, Certified EFT
practitioner and EFT CERT-1 Instructor, this
afternoon gathering is open to everyone and
will include lectures and
interactive demonstrations by
EFT practitioners from
Washington State and the
Greater Northwest. Alina is
bringing together the best
that the state has to offer and
giving the public a fascinating
opportunity to learn new variations from this
diverse group of top-notch EFT professionals.
Proceeds benefit EFT research being done at
the Soul Medicine Institute.
Tired of Being Tired?
7-8:30 p.m. Free!
Saturday, February 26
Movie Night: Blessings:The Tsoknyi
Nangchen Nuns of
Tibet, 7-8:30 p.m. $5
In the summer of 2005,
renowned Buddhist
teacher, Tsoknyi
Rinpoche III,
accompanied by a handful of western
students, traveled to the Nangchen region
in Eastern Tibet. The purpose of the trip was
to document the lives and assess the needs
of the Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns - 3000
remarkable women who live and practice
an ancient yogic tradition in nunneries and
hermitages scattered across this remote,
mountainous region. BLESSINGS: The
Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet tells the
story of this extraordinary journey.
Sunday, February 27
Ananda Group Meditation,
9-10 a.m. Free! See pg. 4
Sunday, February 27
Psychic Tools for Better
Communication, 1-3 p.m.
Register Now! $15
Would you like to improve your
relationships on all levels? In today’s miniworkshop MADELINE
Director of Psychic
Awakenings, will
present several energy
and psychic techniques
for improving your
communication with
other people, your intuitive abilities and SelfAwareness. You will learn new ways to
make internal energy shifts and
communicate spiritually, helping you to
improve your relationships with friends,
family and members of the opposite sex.
This fun, experiential workshop will include
lots of practice and discussion.
Monday, February 28
Learn to Meditate Level 3; Opening
the Heart Through the Chakras.
Register Now! 7:30-9 p.m., $15
Chanting at the chakras
(subtle energy centers in
the spine) and using
yogic bandhas (locks) can
open the door to the
unconditional love and
wisdom of your higher
Self. Designed for those
with level 1 or equivalent
training. RICK JOHNSTON, instructor.
Intuitive ConsultationsJoan Newcomb, CPC–
Intuitive Counselor
Joan Newcomb, CPC, is a
natural Empath, trained
Clairvoyant Counselor, and
Spiritual Teacher who has
helped people with personal
and spiritual growth for nearly 30 years. Joan
gives gentle and lighthearted insight, and
offers compassionate guidance about your
life, relationships, career, money, family, and
more. Joan’s passion is to connect people
with their inner Wisdom, encouraging them
to fully manifest their true Self in all aspects
of their lives. Wednesdays, 12-6 p.m., &
Sat., Dec. 4, Jan. 22 , Feb. 5 & 26, 12-6 p.m.
$100 /hr., $50/ 1/2 hr., $25/15 min.
Monica Wilson–
Psychometry & I Ching
Weaving elements of Astrology,
Tarot and I Ching into her
psychic interpretations, Monica
works with you to find your own
spiritual direction and unique
place in the Universe. Using a personal object,
such as jewelry, as an access point for
psychometry, Monica shares insight into your
past, present and future directions. She
welcomes questions and encourages dialogue,
so that you work together toward greater
awareness and growth. Mondays, 10-5 p.m.
(evening appts. by preschedule); Thursdays
Dec. 23, Jan. 27, Feb. 24, 4-8:30 p.m.;
Saturdays, Dec. 18, Jan. 15, Feb. 12, 10-5 p.m.
$75/hr., $40/½ hr. (tape provided).
Michelle McKinney–
Shamanic Consultations
Shamanism is an ancient
“technology” that engages the
spirit realm for healing and
problem solving. It is as valuable
now as it has been through the
ages. Healing includes Soul Retrieval and
Power Animal Retrieval to restore our vital
essence, power, and protection, missing due
to life events like trauma, shock, loss, and
difficult relationships; and for re-connecting
with our true self and life purpose. We can
also ask for guidance and support from the
helping spirits about life issues. Thurs.,
Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Noon-6 p.m.,
$80/hr.,$45/½ hr.
Call 206-523-3726 for appointments
Karen Wennerlind–
Astrology & Tarot
Karen brings 25 years of
experience to her practice,
which combines Western
astrology, tarot, and a lifelong
quest for spirit and balance in
all of life’s activities. Her desire
is to empower and bring focus to your
choices. Combining practical guidance with
story, her consultations are available for “first
time” astrology clients, yearly updates, and
relationship dynamics, as well as exploring
specific questions in depth, business
development and personal timing. Karen also
teaches classes in Astrology and Business
Basics for Metaphysicians. Fridays, 12-7 p.m.,
& Sat. Jan. 8 & 29, Feb. 19, 12-6 p.m., $75/hr.,
$40/½ hr. (tape provided).
Amy Roberts – Tarot
Amy is a professional tarot
reader with 20 years
experience. Her approach is
based on a practical, choicecentered philosophy that
allows for the possibility of
change and personal
growth. Through tarot, Amy is able to help
clients find the ways in which they can
optimize choices and connect with the
inner power to change and heal. Sundays,
12-5 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 16, Jan. 20, Feb. 17,
11 a.m.-5 p.m. $85/hr., $45/ ½ hr.
Penelope Protheroe–
Clairvoyant Psychic
Penelope has studied, applied
and taught spirituality for over
35 years. As a clairvoyant,
clairsentient, and clairaudient,
she is able to see, feel and hear energy as
spirit and read subtle levels of energy of
whatever is happening with your
relationships, career and finances. In addition
Penelope works with angels and guides to
read your spirit, aura, chakras and past lives.
She will assist you in developing your unique
spiritual abilities and manifesting your soul’s
path this lifetime. Tuesdays, 1-6 p.m.,
$35/15 min., $50/ ½ hr., $95/hr.
Shiela Baker–
Shamanic Consultations
Live with abundant health,
happiness and love. Negative
situations from your life, which
you may not even remember,
cause blocked energy and
trapped emotions. We hold pain in the body
and suffer from stress, tension and disease, yet
the body is willing to let it go. Release trapped
energy in a simple, effective way during a
private session with Shiela Baker, a practical
shaman who combines insightful counseling
with astrology, Earth-based spirituality, humor
and compassion for the highest nature of all
beings. Thurs, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10,
12-7p.m., $75/hr., $40/½ hr.
Fall Guest
Aimee Cartier–
Intuitive Readings
Aimee Cartier is a naturally
gifted intuitive and seer, who
works with oracle cards and
the help of her own guides
to assist you in finding answers. Whether
you are looking for clarity on specific issues
or just a general check-in, her readings will
inspire and empower you to align with your
own highest good. Aimee is the author of
Getting Answers, Using Your Intuition to
Discover Your Best Life, and the founder of
Spreading Blessings Media, a company
dedicated to providing tools for inspired
living. She speaks and teaches on the
subject of intuitive living. Sat., Dec. 11,
noon- 5 p.m.$30/15 min., $60/30 min.,
$100/hr. (See pg. 4 for event with Aimee.)
Silvia Chuquima:
Coca Leaf Readings,
January 15 & 16, pg. 9
Phyllis King:
Group Reading Event,
February 12, pg. 12
In-store Healing Practitioners
See our website for schedule and contact info:
Joan Newcomb: Certified
Matrix Energetics Practitioner
Amy Morrison, LAc:
Eileen Dey, MA:
Penelope Protheroe
Spiritual Healing
Deborah Forrest
NLP Coaching/ Hypnotherapist,
Certified Matrix Energetics
and Reiki Practitioner
Alina Frank:
Certified EFT Practitioner
Jennifer Starr, MCC
Life Coaching, Spiritual Counseling,
PSYCH-K® Practitioner
Ruth Stender, RMT:
Energy Medicine
Sam Garcia, NLMP:
Massage & Chair Massage
Caroline Hu: Soul Replenishment
& Clearing with Reiki
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